Microsoft is eliminating Messenger in favor of Skype. If you got a new Surface tablet, you may be surprised at how little space you really have. And Amazon raises the Prime rate. No, not that one.

 

Mobile App of the Week:

  • Microsoft’s iOS App for Xbox has a new name and new features. SmartGlass.

Nerd News:

  • Skype is replacing Windows Live Messenger. Yay!
  • Amazon wants to make more money off of you Prime customers. Now the new plan is $7.99/month…competing with Hulu and Netflix.
  • Google’s new US search page results have some streamlined improvements. What are they specifically?
  • A cloud based laptop. Wait, what?
  • Want a 32GB Surface tablet? No problem. Here’s 16GB of storage.
  • If you are outside the US and want to watch Netflix, Pandora, Hulu what do you do? Use Media Hint from Garage 48.

This Week in Nerd History:

 

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2 Comments

  1. Happy Thanksgiving to the Same 3 Guys and their families!
    Got a demo of the Samsung Chrome Book at BestBuy and now I want to buy one for everyone in my family!

  2. Thanks Carolyn. Same to you and your family! Anxious to hear your feedback on the Chromebook. Did you buy it for yourself?

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